Alaia was born in Shiraz, in a poetic & artistic family of Nomadic decent. His family moved to Europe in 2012. Since the age of 5, he has been working with classical Persian literature and writing his own poetry in Farsi, & later in English. In the past years he has been experimenting with his literary work through film & performance, commonly based on spiritual & psychological contemplation. Currently, Alaia lives in Rotterdam.